Johnson Presents at Diversity & Flexibility Alliance 2016 Annual Conference03/22/16
NAPLES, Fla. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Kimberly Leach Johnson, firm chair and partner in the firm’s Naples office, participated in a panel discussion at the recent Diversity & Flexibility Alliance 2016 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.
The panel discussion on “Optimizing Talent: A Conversation with Women Law Firm Chairs” consisted of Johnson and three other managing partners from across the country discussing the rise in the number of women as law firm chairs. Conference attendees heard how these trailblazers are literally changing the face of leadership and working toward advancing women and retaining top talent within their organizations. Panelists also provided helpful lessons that can be applied to leading change for women.
Johnson is a member of the Quarles & Brady’s Estate, Trust & Wealth Preservation Practice Group. She has extensive experience representing families in the planning of their estates and the handling of affairs after individuals pass away.Johnson was honored by the Collier County Women’s Bar Association as its Woman Lawyer of the Year in 2011 and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She earned her law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, L.L.M. degree from the University of Miami, and bachelor’s degree from Anderson College. Johnson has also received several professional honors, including being named among the Top 50 Woman Florida Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America.